When your event is interactive, it is way more productive! — IFVP 2019 Playshop | New York, NY
Jul
30
to Aug 2

When your event is interactive, it is way more productive! — IFVP 2019 Playshop | New York, NY

  • Montclair State University, School of Communication and Media (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will not be a “workshop", but a “playshop”! We will solve serious challenges facilitators face with playful solutions. We will explore tested approaches on how to make day-long or multiple-day events (offsites, retreats, workshops) both productive and fun. Specifically, we will focus on how to make events interactive to ensure participants are fully engaged and maintain their cognitive and collaborative energy throughout long group events. 

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Applied Improv Makes Decisions Better — AIN 2019 World Conference | Stony Brook, NY
Aug
7
to Aug 11

Applied Improv Makes Decisions Better — AIN 2019 World Conference | Stony Brook, NY

How would you like to link Applied Improv to the latest decision-making management theory and practice? Let's talk about how applied improv approaches (and you — the people who bring AI into organizations) help mangers solve a mission-critical problem: Most managers believe their organizations are not making good decisions. Decision-making is tricky because of challenging context, quirky group dynamics, and cognitive biases. Organizations can improve their decisions by following an IDEAL process that brings together diverse groups and de-biases the conversations. So it happens, applied improv is a perfect tool to achieve that — and I am speaking from experience.

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SxSW Interactive 2019 | Austin, TX
Mar
8
to Mar 14

SxSW Interactive 2019 | Austin, TX

  • austin convention center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of film, culture, music, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. With one unified conference that spans 25 tracks of programming, SxSW will be offering more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever before.

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Practicing and Promoting Shrewd Empathy Workshop at AIN World Conference 2018 | Paris, France
Aug
22
to Aug 25

Practicing and Promoting Shrewd Empathy Workshop at AIN World Conference 2018 | Paris, France

Ideas on how to supplement the “soft” topic of empathy (often resisted by business people) with a more “hard-core” topic of “shrewd empathy” (which has many business applications) 
Attendees will be exposed to the concept of “shrewd empathy” with a definition, multiple examples of its application in business, and tips on how to practice and promote to clients, including excerpts from client trainings. 

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Shoutback at AI Pitch | Prague, Czechia
Jun
19
9:30 AM09:30

Shoutback at AI Pitch | Prague, Czechia

Shoutback is a startup leveraging machine learning to develop a novel and superior way do gather, mine, and monetize online readers’ opinion data. I have been helping the founder team develop and communicate its business value proposition. Shoutback has been selected to present its concept at an AI Pitch day in Prague.

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Game Developers Conference 2018 | San Francisco, CA
Mar
19
to Mar 23

Game Developers Conference 2018 | San Francisco, CA

  • Moscone Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest professional game industry event.

GDC brings together 28,000 attendees to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry with five days of education, inspiration, and networking at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Attendees include programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and immersive experiences.

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The team kick-off — guest lecture at UNWE | Sofia, Bulgaria
Nov
30
10:30 AM10:30

The team kick-off — guest lecture at UNWE | Sofia, Bulgaria

  • University of National and World Economy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I’m speaking to freshmen in the English-language Management Program at UNWE (University of National and World Economy) in Sofia, Bulgaria. I chose the topic of "The team kick-off" - how to get on the same page with your team mates at the onset of a project.  Hopefully, my ideas will serve them well in the years to come

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RAADFest Longevity Conference | San Diego, California
Aug
9
to Aug 13

RAADFest Longevity Conference | San Diego, California

  • Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I am curious to try out this conferences lured by its promise to learn the latest scientific advancements on the topic of longevity and hear from top scientists, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders addressing every aspect of radical life extension, from nutrition and new gene therapies, to the power of personal intention, the sociology of immortality and advancement in artificial intelligence.

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Game Developers Conference 2017 | San Francisco, CA
Mar
1
to Mar 3

Game Developers Conference 2017 | San Francisco, CA

  • Moscone Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest professional game industry event.

GDC brings together 28,000 attendees to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry with five days of education, inspiration, and networking at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Attendees include programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and immersive experiences.

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